exanthem

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noun ex·an·them \eg-ˈzan(t)-thəm, ˈek-ˌsan-ˌthem\

Definition of exanthem

plural

exanthems

also

exanthemata

play \ˌeg-ˌzan-ˈthe-mə-tə\ or

exanthemas

  1. :  an eruptive disease (as measles) or its symptomatic eruption

exanthematous

play \ˌeg-ˌzan-ˈthe-mə-təs\ or

exanthematic

play \-ˌzan-thə-ˈma-tik\ adjective

Variants of exanthem

less commonly

exanthema

play \ˌeg-ˌzan-ˈthē-mə\

Origin and Etymology of exanthem

Late Latin exanthema, from Greek exanthēma, from exanthein to bloom, break out, from ex- + anthos flower — more at anthology


First Known Use: 1656


Medical Dictionary

exanthem

play play
noun ex·an·them \eg-ˈzan(t)-thəm, ˈek-ˌsan-ˌthem\

Medical Definition of exanthem

plural

exanthems

also

exanthemata

\ˌeg-ˌzan-ˈthem-ət-ə\play or

exanthemas

  1. :  an eruptive disease (as measles) or its symptomatic eruption

exanthematous

\ˌeg-ˌzan-ˈthem-ət-əs\play or

exanthematic

\-ˌzan-thə-ˈmat-ik\play adjective

Variants of exanthem

or

exanthema

\ˌeg-ˌzan-ˈthē-mə\play

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